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News – 2019

Greater Philadelphia to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation January 22, 2020, Jewish Exponent

Woman tells of childhood escape from Nazi Germany December 5, 2019, Mainline Suburban Life

BUCKS COUNTY SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Goldsmith, a survivor speaks November 28, 2019, Bucks County Local News

VIDEO: One on One with Holocaust survivor David Tuck November 8, 2019, The Daily Item

Holocaust survivor shares story with Danville students November 6, 2019, Danville News

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With Students November 6, 2019

Green Valley Country Club Celebrates 100 Years June 7, 2019, Jewish Exponent

M.S. St. Louis Survivor Ronnie Breslow Is Still Fighting Anti-Semitism May 14, 2019, Jewish Exponent

‘We were very lucky’: Jewish refugee recalls experience on SS St. Louis in 1939 May 13, 2019, KYW NewsRadio

Survivor remembers 80th anniversary of SS St. Louis departure May 13, 2019, 6ABC

Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz Preserves Her Life Through Poetry May 13, 2019, Jewish Exponent

Teen symposium on the Holocaust May 7, 2019, PAHomepage.com

After synagogue attacks, the Holocaust is remembered in the Lehigh Valley May 2, 2019, LehighValleyLive.com

How German journalists are using Snapchat to teach teens about the Holocaust April 30, 2019, Washington Post

Holocaust survivor David Tuck to speak at SteelStacks on Holocaust Remembrance Day April 19, 2019, The Morning Call

Holocaust survivor David Tuck to visit Penn State Berks on April 1 March 13, 2019, PennState

https://temple-news.com/temple-students-help-share-holocaust-survivors-stories January 18, 2019, Temple News

 

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Holocaust survivor speaks at Gettysburg College: A trip down horrific memory lane

On Sunday, Gettysburg College and its community greeted David Tuck, a Holocaust survivor who would share his survival of one of the darkest events in the 20th century. Despite his age, Mr. Tuck delivered a powerful story of a brutally tragic survival journey to more than 200 students on campus as well as …

Press Release – Local Holocaust survivor and liberator to recount their experiences

Local Holocaust survivor and liberator to recount their experiences

March 3, 2018

On Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center of Philadelphia will conduct a free event at Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. A Holocaust Survivor and Liberator will recount their experiences.

Holocaust survivor, Ernie Gross, and WWII Veteran and Dachau liberator, Don Greenbaum, will share their stories.  Don and Ernie first crossed paths on April 29th, 1945 in the Dachau concentration camp in Germany. Ernie was a 16-year-old teenager in line to be gassed by the Nazis. Don was a 20-year-old corporal in the U.S. army who came to liberate the camp. The two first met in 2012 and became friends.

The event is free and open to the public.  For more information please call 215-464-4701.

The Holocaust Awareness Museum (HAMEC) is the premier provider of Holocaust education programs in the Delaware Valley.  In the last school year alone, HAMEC completed over 350 programs and reached over 35,000 students. With passage of Pennsylvania’s new Holocaust and Genocide education law and implementation last fall, these numbers are expected to increase exponentially.  The museum is dedicated to educating students about the consequences of intolerance and hate. Each year museum programs reach thousands of students through Holocaust survivor presentations, school visits, videos, and plays such as the Anne Frank Theater Project.  The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center is a non-profit organization supported by grants from the Conference on Material Claims Against Germany, government and foundation grants and private donations.